Launch of Moving Pictures
Curtin University and the National Ageing Research Institute (NARI) launched Moving Pictures in Western Australia on 14 March 2019 at the Curtin HIVE (Hub for Immersive Visualisation and eResearch) and Brodie-Hall Atrium, John Curtin Gallery, Curtin Bentley Campus.
In Australia, limited awareness of dementia in people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds often results in delayed diagnosis, poorer prognosis, and a higher burden of care on families and health systems.
Moving Pictures is an innovative multi-media project that aims to change this through the production of 15 short films co-produced with people from Hindi-, Tamil-, Mandarin-, Cantonese and Arabic-speaking communities.
For each language, there are three films: Detection and Diagnosis, Navigating Care, and the Carer Journey. The films are based on the stories and lived experiences of carers of people living with dementia, and the expert views of key service providers.